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for international citizens, only for u.s. dissention, although of course there are problems with that. jay carney the white house press secretary says as far as angela merkel, the white house didn't know about angela merkel's bugging until this summer and he put a stop to that. that's in contradiction to german reports that president obama knew about this as far back to 2010 and fast-tracked that to the white house. here is what jay carney the white house press secretary was prepared to say. >> we are conducting a review. we are mindful that some of these disclosures have caused tension in our relationships. we deal with those issues through diplomatic channels and we are in direct communication with a number of countries on these matters. >> interesting. i suppose we're going to have to wait and see what all of that actually means. meanwhile there is a parliamentary delegation talking to congressional members about the spying program. is this a gesture that the europeans are not happy or are they actually trying to achieve something from this visit? >> this is a delegation from the european parl
. authorities are planning a news conference to update us on exactly what happened. press secretary jay carney indicated that the white house is being kept apprised of this particular situation. also the social media has been providing interesting access as to what happened inside that terminal. we are now starting to see the first images from inside terminal three including this image that appears to show a rifle at the foot of the police officer that you see in the foreground there. that is the rifle that so many people have been describing, and it does appear based on that image to be an assault rifle. ines what is the latest? >> this is the latest of the scene. and it said inside lax terminal, possibly the gun used laying on the ground in front of the guard. and this is just one of the angles of what appears to be the scene that has been tweeted just minutes ago. we also want to show you what earlier jasmine tweeted this image. it appears to be the same scene and also josh earlier tweeted this image as well. dell? >> joining me by phone from sacramento james wedick a former fbi agent. mr.
press secretary jay carney is getting grilled right now about obama care and the revelation that paper applications are processed in the same queue as people trying to enroll on the website. so here's a bit of that give and take. >> you said you can bypass the website and apply by phone or in person and it can be done in 25 minutes. but these memos say at the end of the day, we are all stuck in the same queue because they all have to go through the same portal. >> john, i get it, but the person who calls isn't the one who continues to wait after the paper application is filled. >> your mocking is entertaining, but the president said you can apply within 25 minutes, that was not true. >> wow. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goeler live at the white house. kind of firework-y. >> that's jonathan carl challenging carney on the president's advice to people who were having trouble with the healthcare.gov website. he advised them to go on the phone and give their information or give their information to someone in person. turns out as carl said, all the information ha
% of the people who were in the insurance market right now. and when i asked jay carney, does the president regret making these comments, he said, no, the president was not misleading the public and that the people who are receiving these letters in the mail right now saying that their plans are being changed or discontinued, that those people are being affected or impacted by the insurance companies, not obama care. here is what jay carney had to say. >> did the president mislead the american people when he made that comment repeatedly? >> no. the president was clear about a basic fact. if had you insurance you liked on an individual market and you wanted to keep that insurance through 2010, 2013, in perpetuity if you wanted to, you could. you were grandfathered in. what no -- health care reform could envision or could responsibly stipulate is that any plan that might come along in the next few years would be grandfathered in because that would undermine the basic premise of providing the minimum benefits for the american people. again, in all of these cases, what is absolutely true is that if yo
careful the tense is here is right. jay carney's announcement we don't do it now, we didn't do it before. english teachers across america are smiling at that lesson. they never said we will never do it again or never did it in the past. >> i want to switch gears to obama care. the white house has been facing a lot of criticism over the roll out and the problems they are seeing. what are the consequences if they don't get this fixed soon. >> they have three or four weeks. you can't ask american people to do something they can't do. you are in this case and i know those bites you were playing earlier, the president saying you won't have to lose your insurance, you don't want to hand your enemies sound bites that they will beat you over the head later. get it cleaned up in the next couple of weeks. >> do you think that's the time we're talking about weeks not months? >> it's a few weeks. the president is saying by the end of move to. if they can pull that off probably we'll judge this plan on whether it provides better health care for americans and not the commuter glitches. boy, if it goes
. >> edhenry and jay carney now. >> i didn't say that. i said people who are working on this issue are addressing the kind of question you just raised if that is the case. i think more broadly, we have acknowledged that health dht care.gov has not performed adequately and the president is not happen about that. secretary sebelius is not happy about that and that is why we have dedicated resources to fixing the existing problems and get that site operating in a level that will allow millions of americans to have the kind of user experience they deserve and need to have on line when they are shopping for affordable health insurance and enrolling in affordable health insurance plans. the purpose is not to build a web site. the call in centers and in person centers, it is to provide information to americans about the health care choices available to them. health care choice that were not available proir to the affordable care act. >> the president when he was trying to get the law passed. if you have health insurance you will be able to keep your plan. this morning david a xelrod press
that the u.s. spied on america's allies. at the white house it was still a hot topic. protecty jay carney says president obama assured angela merkel there is not and will not be spying on her. this was the reaction when jay carney was asked about leaders of france and japan. >> i don't have anything more specific about specific alleged operation, or conversations that the president may or may not have had with foreign leaders. >> senator dianne fienstein the chair of the committee says it's not proper for america to spy on the leaders of allied nation. the white house order a review of intelligence gathering. >> i talked with the senior advisor at the in effect today. heather hurlburt told me a lot of the authority that the nsa has was given to the agency after the world trade center bombing. >> shortly after 9/11 we passed a bunch of laws and the american people gave a clear message to congress - which was keep us safe, we are happy if you do what it takes to keep us safe. the routes of many disclosures are in the the patriot act or things that were adopted and allowed to stand after 9/1
. and the problem for the administration is, they can spin it and jay carney can refuse to give out the enrollment numbers and they can play games with the timing, but it doesn't matter. ultimately, the numbers are what they are. people are getting these notices. one of the other arguments that defenders of the law have been making lately, that if you get your insurance through your employer, you're really not affected by any of this. that's total and utter nonsense, as we just heard from her. but you hear this from everybody. we got a letter at the weekly standard telling us our premiums would be increasing. you talk to people across the country and they tell you their premiums will be increasing. this affects everybody. >> and it affected the politics here. listen to max baucus, democrat, talking about this rollout. >> i think it makes better sense. let's just see how much of this can be put together, how much humpty dumpty can be fixed in the next month. if it looks like humpty dumpty is not being put back better, maybe we should start thinking about delaying the penalties. it's not right to pe
is how it was explained by jay carney. >> the universe that you're talking about here is 5%. the whole insurance market, 5% of the population. >> first of all that 5% is 15 million people. the whole obamacare is to get 30 million uninsured insured. secondly, is it just the individual market that will lose their policy? >> no, small business plans are being forced to pool their workers with a larger pool of other workers. many small businesses right now are dropping their insurance -- >> it's not just small business or individuals, there are big companies, time warner, ibm, series, k mart, walgreens. none of those people can keep their current policies. >> those are companies making decisions of how they want to insure people. before obama care they could drop coverage at any time. before obama care they didn't have to offer insurance to their people and many didn't. we have 50 million uninsured people, and most of those are workers who didn't have coverage. so before obama care. >> simple question, are they going to be able to keep their coverage. >> the president doesn't say seres, dr
d.c. types going, we'll have jay carney on today. listen to how he answers the questions about this. this never happened. at least the person at the top and most of us, no, never. it is an answer you will never accept on anything in your own personal life. but it's very interesting for me to often hear how these guys and women answer questions that they're not really comfortable with. >> i will say this, does this matter? i think it matters, anything involving choosing a vice president inside politics, ittette goods how these candidates really think and make decisions which does matter for leadership and being in the white house. what is this about barack obama that he would never have replaced joe biden when he had these options. it may say loyalty. that's what it would have said about w. and george h.w. >> that's getting a little tired. i have to tell you. nobody cares more about this process than the man who's going to be on the ticket with whoever they choose. >> excellent point. excellent point. >> good conversation. >> i don't know if there's sand that deep to bury your head i
that a switch was discussed as were many options but he says it was never considered seriously. jay carney says the president dismissed the idea out of hand. i know for a fact that president obama never considered this, never thought about it, never entertained it. the vice president has been a partner of his from the 2008 campaign on, an excellent governing partner and excellent campaign partner. so again, campaigns test everything but as the book itself says this was never considered by the president. >> obama's former senior adviser, david plouffe, also denies any serious intent. plouffe tweeted "never any, any consideration of vice president of hillary rodham clinton switch." >>> congress is ramping up its investigation into the terror attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, as you'll recall, four americans including the u.s. ambassador to libya tide in that ferocious attack. and republicans critical of the white house response on the night of september 11th have demanded access to witnesses. well now they'll get their chance in just a couple of weeks, cia operatives who were on t
are watching the white house briefing there, taking a good look at jay carney making a statement right now. we'll dip in live as soon as he starts taking questions regarding the nsa spying, the controversy around that, as well as addressing some of the concerns and the problems of the obama care website as soon as he starts taking those questions, we'll bring that to you live. >>> meanwhile, a particularly brutal killing in the soccer world, looking nervously at brazil, which is going to be hosting the 2014 world cup. let's not for get that. the wife of a former professional player found her husband's severed head in a backpack on the doorstep. no fomotive. this case has stunned brazilians. shasta darlington. >> reporter: a grew system story out of rio day generde janeiro former professional football player killed and his severed head left on his doorstep. the 35-year-old never came home monday night when his wife opened the door to go to work the next day, she found a backpack with his head inside. the police wouldn't provide any further details but according to brazilian media, his eyes and
're just talking about 5% of americans. here's how it was explained by jay carney. >> this universe you're talking about here is 5%. that's the whole individual insurance market, 5% of the upon -- of the population. >> that 5% represents 15 million people. the whole obamacare is to get 30 million. and that's the holy grail. secondly, is it just the individual market that is going to lose their policies? >> no. small business plans are being forced under the new regulations to pool their workers with a larger pool of other workers. if they buy in the states regulated by the states, their insurance can go up quite a bit. they can lose their plans. lots of companies are facing this now. >> dr. emanuel, it isn't just small business or the individuals. there are -- forgive me, sir -- there are big companies: time warner, i.b.m., sears, wal-mart, k-mart, wall green are all saying they're going to take their people off their insurance and put them in exchange. those are companies making decisions how they want to insure people -- >> because of the way obamacare works. >> let me finish. before
house briefing to get under way. the press secretary jay carney likely to face more questions about obama care and the political tell-all book "double rap." >>> hello, i'm wolf blitzer reporting from washington. more on the investigation into the fatal shooting over at the los angeles international airport. 23-year-old paul ciancia. police say he's the shooter. he remains in critical condition today, unable to speak with investigators. but we are starting to learn more about ciancia. and possibly some of his motives. we're also learning more about what happened just before the shooting, from someone who knew ciancia and his roommates. >> he asked one of the roommates if he could have a ride to the airport. >> why did he need a ride? >> he said he was going back home, either that his dad was kind of sick and he had to deal with family issues. >> did anyone ever see a ticket? >> no. he also didn't mention what day he had to leave. that morning yes, he doesn't knock, just opens the door and says, i need to leave. can you take me now? >> did he ever express any hatred toward the governm
sox world champions. >> that is how white house spokesperson jay carney started his briefing. >> red sox hero david ortiz took home extra cash, named mvp. he may need it to cover a bar bill. >> this shows the player known as big poppy hoisting a giant gold bottle of champagne. his teammates celebrated around him. >> yes >> according to tmz it was 15i liter bottle of champagne that we drink often, costing $70,000 a bottle retail. about 120,000s n ndz -- in a nightclub >> a waste of quality beverage there. big poppy makes $14 million a year >> he's fine with it. >> a few minutes ago we showed you a throw back picture of a member of the abc7 news team.. >> i recognized myself in that photo. >> this is before and after. you have a lovely foerhead. >> now, you understand why i wear bangs to cover that fivehead. >> this is the best i can do. >> that jack-o'-lantern is not here >> my brother is in the background there. >> nice. >> spencer? any old photos? >> nochlt we didn't have cameras in those days. i had to hold the lamp for thomas edison inventing the light bulb. sunny skies now. let's
. white house spokesman jay carney said they haven't really-- released enrollment fillings because the numbers have to be checked and accurate and he downplayed expectations. >> let me just tell you now, november 1. we don't expect those numbers to be very high. and we never did. but they're going to be even lower because of the challenges we've had with the web site. >> reporter: angered to learn that figures are compiled daily after being told there weren't any, the republican chair of the house ways and means committee today demanded all enrollment data by 5 p.m. or else that it could be subpoenaed. last word, scott, nothing had been provided. >> pelley: sharyl attkisson in our washington newsroom, thank you sharyl. so why didn't the president know that his signature program was in such trouble? we'll talk to his former chief of staff. a tiny drug company believes that this pill could go a long way towards stocking the meth epidemic. and the storm that swamped texas blew into the east. when the "cbs evening news" continues. when i first got shingles it started on my back. and i
the press," david gregory, white house press secretary, jay carney, leigh gallagher and later, celebrity chef rocco dispirito. >> are you going to put on an apron and cook? >> yeah, i'm going to put on an apron and say mmm delicious. top stories from the politico playbook. bill karins is up now. >> as far as my forecast goes for today, if you are going to be traveling in the northeast, the airports are going to be a big issue especially this morning. we have strong thunderstorms with high winds that are going to blow through the big cities. as far as right now, they are located in central pennsylvania on interstate 81. they are going to head into the big city. not even lightning with the storm. it's a strong line of storms with winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour. winds are 36 in philly. 39 in buffalo. a windy day. it's very warm. feels like the spring feel with the humidity. when the front goes through, bad weather with it. you don't want to be under big trees with the winds gusting to 40 to 50 miles per hour. the rain is early today in the east. it's when the worst airport delays wil
spied on its allies, but at the white house was a hot topic. jay carney said president obama assured angela merkel there is not and will not be any spying on her. this was the reaction when he was asked about leaders of france and japan. >> i just don't have anything more specific about specific alleged operations or conversations the president may or may not have had with foreign leaders. >> the freedom act proposes ending bulk collection of records if not directly linked to terrorism, can did he say stein intelligence or suspected foreign agents. >> one major point was made to surveillance policies, saying everybody else is doing it too. they claim some of the information came from nato allies, not u.s. spying. greece has admitted to spying on the u.s. and others in the 1990's at the hearing. james clapper made it clear the u.s. is in good company. >> you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time any type of espionage activity against the united states of america, our intelligence service leaders or otherwise? >> absolutely. >> he said the white house was aware the n.s.
out because of these phone calls. jay carney at the white house says the allegation is preposterous and inaccurate, but one insurance insider willing to go on the record, major consultant for the health insurance industry and critic of obama care tells cnn that the white house is excerpts massive pressure on the industry, including trade associations to keep quiet. and our sources are confirming to us what he says adding they fear retribution from the white house. there is embarrassment about the policies that need to be dropped or canceled due to the obama care regulations. but he also says the industry specifically warned the administration this would be the result if those additional coverage requirements moved forward which they did. >> the white house flatly denying that they are excerpting a exerting any pressure at all, right in. >> yes, according to jay carney, he says it ignores the fact insurance companies are talking about the law because they are trying to reach millions of new customers who will now have new affordable options available. >> drew griffin, thank you. comi
's credibility on the issue has taken a hit. jay carney says over time they hope to change the narrative because as more people get the benefits and see the positives, the think it's going to turn around. >> ed, administration officials insist 5% of americans will be in the middle of this. but the president promised all of us. 5% is a lot of millions of people, and republicans say they think it's higher. >> that's right. 5% basically, 14-15 million people. so that's negligent. -- significant. and the republicans quoting a story, if you go back to the federal register in june of 20 10. officials posted comments about the new law which had just been signed into law, that suggested it would not just be a hit to individual insurance plans but disruption of employer, based health plans and we may see people being dropped there. so that would change the narrative again negatively for the administration, because it would be a bigger personal of people, it would include people who have insurance through their employer, which the white house says you'll be fine if you're in that category. this report fro
: spokesman jay carney would not close the door on possibility of cancellation notices coming. but he said that is up to employers who are seeing the rate of health care cost increases come down. >> it is less than 1/3 of increase a decade ago. so problem salved? no problem improved, yes. >> reporter: national federation of independent business revealed a new survey of 921 small business owners who say opposite. 64% of those small businesses say, they are paying more for insurance premiums per employee than in 2012, the small be owner in seattle said she already has a cancellation notice. >> i thought i would get a letter from my company, said your rates have gone up. it did not even occur to me that i would get a letter saying you are canceled. >> reporter: a new "wall street journal" nbc poll suggestions that president took a hit on the issue, asked their opinion on the new law, 6% say it working well, 48% said it needs minor chairmans, 28% want a major overall, 24% to be eliminated. and recent reports of web site woes and other problem, 9% said, made them more confident about the law, 4
from president obama to press secretary jay carney insist they have not blocked any benghazi witnesses from talking to congressional investigators but then you hear u.s. senators talk most notably senator lindsey graham say that is always in. the administration is blocking the witnesses. one thing is clear. someone is fuming the facts or even lying big time. they can't both to be right to. stop the drama the back and forth, foot dragging and finger pointing. wouldwouldn't you like it put them in the same room. we deserve the truth and it would be nice to be spared the political drama. that's the problem with washington. it's all about the fight. never the facts. and that's my off the record comment tonight. if you have an important story or issue you think i should take off the record, you know where to find me, gretawire.com. tell me all about it and, while you see them here on fox news all the time. charles krauthammer is also a plulter is prize winning author. nice to see you charles? >> pleasure to be here. i like this set. >> pretty fancy. it's pretty nice. new home it? >> is my n
person signed up. jay carney had an answer though. listen to his explanation for these numbers. watch. >> what you have learned from selected cherry picked leaks from republican committee is that there are notes out there from a contractor that make estimates about figures related to enrollees in the early days of this process. the web site wasn't functioning very well on october 1st or october 2nd. in fact, it hasn't been functioning well in the first month since the launch. if the implication from this disclosure is that the web site wasn't working effectively on october 1st. i think that is a dog bites man story. we know that. and when we have fully compiled data about enrollment in the middle of this month for october. we're going to release it. >> how long does it take to get data from a web site. can i look up any web site. >> it has to work, first. >> you can find out who is on the site instantly. they claim they don't have these numbers. they are mad that the numbers that they don't have leaked. >> sometimes i feel sorry for jay carney sometimes i just look you are in a no-win
there was a protest. jay carney the president and susan rice claimed there was no evidence of an al qaeda connection, it was not preplanned it was a protest spawned by hateful video that went bad. my belief the fbi interviews two days after should be released to the congress so we can see if whether or not there was evidence that there was never a protest. >> is there another way to do th this? janet yellen leading the federal reserve arguably one of the most important positions leading in washington in the coming years ahead. >> absolutely, yes. >> is it fair to hold up one part of government in order to make a point on another? >> is it fair to tell the congress when you have a national security failure like this, we will not make available to you the people who survived the attack so you can make an independent inquiry, is it fair to withhold from the congress a separate branch of the government with oversight responsibilities, the basic evidence about what happened. i don't like holding up people, that's not in my nature. i've run out of ideas and i am not going to let this whole chapter close w
but at the whitehouse, it was still a hot topic. press secretary jay carney says president obama assured german chancellor angela merkel there is not and will not be any spying on her. but this was the reaction when carney was asked about leaders of france and japan. >> i just don't have anything more specific about specific alleged operations or conversations the president may or may not have had with foreign leaders. >> the chair of the senate en 't 'tilgention committee, senator dianne feinstein says she does not think america should be spying on the leaders of al libraried nations. meanwhile, the white house is saying that it is reviewing intelligence gathering techniques. john. >> randall, thank you. >>> joining us to talk about this is heather hurl better, . senior advisor and speech writer for president clinton. welcome back, heather? >> thank you for having me, john. >> you know, it strikes me that the problem is that it may be the problem is that the administration really didn't tell the american people what was going on until now. but when they were forced to. do you see it that way
? >> you are hearing the essence of new liberal ichl. this is the ultimate paternalism. this is jay carney explaining the president and the president himself today saying, look, the only reason we are cancelling your plans is because you are too stupid to understand what you need. we are giving you a better plan. sure, you like the plan. sure, you chose the plan. sure, you paid for the plan and renewed the plan. but you don't even understand that this is substandard as defined by a bunch of experts that we slapped together to issue regulations in washington. it is the essence of the entitlement state, the essence of the nanny state. you can't have a drink over 16 ounces. you can't have health insurance you chose and you like as a free citizen because we know it is not good enough. that's the essence of obama care. it is the essence of the larger project of liberalism. it was grating today when you heard it. >> he didn't come out and say let me be honest. i know i said "period." i know i said this is a guarantee sh period. i was wrong. this is how i was wrong. there wasn't even an honest, l
hope he'll do better than jay carney did. he reformulated, you can like your plan if under the following exceptions and x, y and z. the truth is, he was talking about a small sliver, those on the individual market, as opposed to the corporate market, or rather the other way around. it's going to be hard for him to make that face and it's not going to fit on a bumper sticker. >> yeah, and goes to the complexity of a market that everyone knows was not perfect to begin with. that's something krystal was speaking about in some depth yesterday. the notion that most people are on their employer based coverage. and those are the people he was talking to, make some sense. it's been cloudeded -- definitely clouded, i think, disingenuously in the sebelius exchange today. what is she going to do when they know exactly under the law what happened to those folks. in fact, that was the whole discussion in congress, as well. about all of their employees. dana, thanks for spending time with us this hour on the speech. >> my pleasure. >> all right. i think that does it for us. we're going t
points since earlier this month. jay carney was asked about it and here's what mr. carney had to say. >> everybody gets hurt when there's dysfunction in washington. i think it's accurate to say that the dynamic has proven worse for republicans because i think it became so starkly clear by the actions they took that they were responsible for what happened but everybody gets hurt. >> am i to understand that president obama's bad poll numbers are the republicans' fault, too? is that actually what he's saying? >> well -- >> because he doesn't think president obama is part of the dysfunction. >> i think he said that everybody is suffering at this point. but what i want to point out is what i think is the problem for democrats, and i can say this i think very objectively, that the problem that we're going to see these numbers falling because the dysfunction is going to be shorthanded. people are going to associate this dysfunction with a broken website. that's not a good situation for the president to have such a trivial label attached to what is such a more macro dysfunctional environment
of them have been aired, showed in fact they weren't ready and they knew they weren't ready. today jay carney said the president was shown this website ahead of time as though it was ready. so figuring out who inside the organization knew but failed to communicate is important. but more importantly because there's so many other areas including risk of private information coming out in a website that isn't ready, we need to ask those questions and see the -- what's internally going on. >> mike rogers, chairman of the house and intelligence committee, asked tough questions about whether or not information people provide to that website about their social security numbers, their income, whatever, is really secured. you want to subpoena information to show that they knew in advance the security, the cybersecurity, was not adequate? >> exactly. we need to know who knew, why they should still be on the job. you know, there's more complex information. do you realize that tax i.d. information is in there, voter information is in there? this is a very important link to a also of private informa
. if it doesn't it's junk and will be trashed. >> jay carney said if you like your plan, but it is a crummy plan you can't keep your plan. that's what the president wanted -- everyone is making excuses. >> this was a lie barack obama and the democrats sold to the american people because they knew if they sold everyone the idea that they would lose their health insurance, it would be replaced by a plan that was double or triple it never would have passed. they lied because they knew if they told the truth it never would have happened. >> that's key. kirsten. >> the reason why we were sold this is for a lot of people in the obama administration and the democrats they believe the ends justifies the means. their means are good. they have good intentions and yes, we need a better health care system. you know me. i'm a conservative. we need insurance reform coupled with tort reform. we need major change and people are afraid. >> we have the free market. >> we have to sell this hard. >> senator, you have lived the life. >> let me tell you uh -- >> i have lived it. i have abused it as well. >> i don't k
in this country you can keep it. if it doesn't it is junk and it will be trashed. >> jay carney said today, if you like your plan but it's a crummy plan you can't keep your plan. everyone is making excuses. >> first of all this idea that you are saying people's plans are crummy is patronizing. second of all thfdz a lie barack obama and democrats sold to the american people. they knew if they sold it to them they would lose their health insurance it would be replaced by a plan they were doubling or crippling it wouldn't have passed. if they told the truth it would have never happened. >> that's key. kirsten. >> the reason why we were sold this is because for a lot of people in the obama administration and democrats believed the end justified the means. so their means are good. they have good intentions. yes, we need a better healthcare system in this country. i am a conservative. i believe that. we need healthcare reform. we need insurance reform coupled with tort reform. people are afraid of change. >> senator, you have lived this life. >> let me tell you, i have lived it, and i afused it as well.
it & it will be trashed. >> katie. jay carney actually said today if you like your plan but it's a crummy plan, you can't keep your plan. that's what the president -- everyone's making excuses. >> first of all, this idea that you're saying people's plans are crummy, it's very patronizing. second of all, this was a lie that barack obama and the democrats sold to the american people because they knew that if they sold everyone this idea, that they'll lose their health insurance that it would get replaced but a plan that was double or triple what they were paying then it would never have passed. they lied because if they were to tell the american people the truth that would have never happened. that's the bottom line. >> that's key. kirsten. >> the reason why we were sold this is because for a lot of people in the obama administration and the democrats they believed that the end justifies the means. so their means are good. they have good intentions. and yes, we need a better health care system in this country, hands down. and you know me, sean. i'm a conservative. i believe we need health care reform. we
obvious. you talk to people around town and you hear complaints like that constantly. bill: jay carney said it is preposterous and inaccurate. what did you think of his reput ball. >> like most of the things jay carney says these days. insurance companies are out there talking to the customers to expand health care, play blah. when the white house puting a gag order on someone. it doesn't you have to be absolutely mute. it means you can't say things we don't want you to say. that is what the insurance companies are being forced to do. they're not allowed to say what is really going on. not allowed to give their own numbers what is happening. not allowed to defend themselves from this new campaign of demonization. bill: what would be your solution for them? the insurance companies could speak with one voice, could they not? >> i don't have a huge amount of sympathy for the insurance companies. they made this bed. they're lying in it. this is one. props with crony capitalism, when you get in bed with the government the government gets to call the shots. at the same time you know they est
house spokesman jay carney today, and chief congressional correspondent be mike emanuel is live on capitol hill, that's where we given. mike? >> reporter: well, jon, good afternoon. the way the law has been interpreted here on capitol hill, leadership aides and committee aides of relevant committees would be exempt from obamacare, would be allowed to stay on their current federal benefits. some lawmakers are trying to intercept the law more broad -- interpreted the law more broadly to try and exempt more staffers to keep them on the federal land. but in a recent fox news poll, 92% think members of congress and their staffs should be required to live under the laws passed for the american people. but for lawmakers who oppose obamacare don't want anybody to live under it, some say this is a mess. >> my own staff has tried to go on the system, and they're given a raw number, but they don't know if they're buying dental care, they can't tell if they're buying health care, and when they click to the page that says here's the details of the plan you're buying, there's to -- there's no
to be lowering expectation. here's press secretary jay carney yesterday before the dismal numbers came out. >> if you're asking me will enrollment be low, the answer is, yes, because that was always going to be the case. martha: live from the white house with more on this, ed henry. it doesn't sound like the administration is on track to enroll its goal of seven million americans in obamacare this year, certainly. >> reporter: right. and what they're trying to do now, martha, is manage expectations. that's what jay carney was doing there. they're trying to compare it to mitt romney's situation oh so many years ago. in the early days people shopped around, talked to their spouse, and then they make a decision closer to january 1st. we'll see how all that pans out. but as you say, these early numbers are embarrassing. it's nothing short of embarrassing for the administration. day one, six people enrolled. and as you say, this is from the administration's own internal notes at the health and human services department. it was released by a republican critic, darrell issa, but he's getting info
.m. >> at today's white house briefing, secretary jay carney answered questions about healthcare.gov. also senate legislation to ban workplace discrimination against gay people. this is an hour and 10 minutes. >> do we have some fans here? there must be. but a call for the chicago blackhawks event. anyone who is going there should not feel badly at all if they get up and leave. i will understand. or we could just end it when it is time to go. it is up to you. a couple of toppers for you on this good monday. tomorrow, the president will host a meeting in the roosevelt room with top business leaders to discuss the importance of getting immigration reform done. immigration reform will reduce the deficit by nearly $850 billion over the first 20 years and it will grow the economy by $1.4 trillion over 20 years, which adds 5.4% to the gdp by 2033. it has broad bipartisan support from democrats and republicans, labor leaders, law enforcement, and faith leaders. the president is willing to work with the blonde both sides of the aisle to get things done. it is good for business. it is good for our economy
, the white house yesterday, jay carney effectively said yes there are some plans that don't meet the minimum standard of the affordable care act. that is, in fact, true. they would say though our plan allows you to get benefits. yes maybe your premium goes up, your deductible goes up but you have more benefits including for mental health. what did the white house tell you >> they basically made the same point. they said look anyone who is losing their insurance is losing their insurance because it doesn't meet our standards. and that this new policy will give people more protection, they can't be dropped because they get sick, they by and large will have a richer package of benefits. the problem is a lot of the folks we talked to who have received these notices first were shocked that they got them because they thought the president had told them they wouldn't but also they didn't like the government telling them what they had to buy. and they in some cases were very happy with the more bear bones policy that they thought met their needs, and cost them less. now there was one individual who
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